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Lutheran High School
of St. Charles County

Cheer Tryouts – April 28 – May 1


*Tryout Dates – Monday, April 28th thru Thursday, May 1st

*Learning days – Monday thru Wednesday, 4:00 to 6:00pm

*Tryouts – Thursday 4:00pm to ?

*Results will be announced Friday 5/2 at 4:00pm at LHS. If you are unable to be at LHS at 4pm you will be texted by one of the coaches.

*New cheerleaders & incoming freshman need to bring sports medical form (your current school has this form)

*If there are things that you will not be able to do at tryouts (tumbling, jumping, stunting) you will need to bring a doctor’s note clearly stating your limitations.  If you are planning on making Varsity, we need a note saying when you will be able to return to full out practices.

*Wear plain white t-shirt or tank and black shorts, cheer shoes (or tennis shoes if you do not have cheer shoes)

*Hair needs to be up and away from your face

*No jewelry (no earrings, rings, necklaces, etc)

Jr Cougar Flag Football Begins May 4


Jr. Cougar Flag Football begins May 4 and runs for 3 weeks (May 4, 11, 18).  Cost is $30.  Each week consists of a devotion, stretching and warmups, practice and 2 games.  Program will be run by LHS Coaches and players.

Click for more info 

Click for sign up 

Contact Craig Dille at 636-284-6481 or dcraig0880@sbcglobal.net for more info.

AAA Conference Tournament


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Varsity Cougar Golf finished only 15 strokes off the lead in the AAA Conference Tournament at Forest Park on Tuesday, capturing 3rd place. Congrats to Eric Meindl for his top ten finish.

2014-15 Athletic Information


We are excited as we finish up a great year here at LHS!  Last week, you received information regarding the re-enrollment process for the 2014-2015 school year. In that letter, you read about our goal to “to minimize the number of fees for families.”   Consistent with this philosophy, our athletic program will be changing to a similar model.  Please click for more information.

Jog-a-thon – Wednesday, April 23


LHS families,

As you know, the annual Jog-a-thon will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 23.  As previously mentioned, we will be on a special bell schedule.  The Jog-a-thon will occur between blocks 3 and 4, starting at 12:05 and concluding at 1:30 pm (please see the attached schedule for specific schedule).  Class blocks will be 70 minutes in length with no PrimeTime.  Here is some other information:

Dress Code – All students participating in the jog-a-thon have permission to wear LHS t-shirts, sweatpants, athletic shorts or jeans for the entire school day.  Please no yoga pants or athletic slides/flip-flops.

Participation – Students who are not participating in Jog-a-thon on Wednesday will have two options during the Jog-a-thon block. Option #1: help out the various spring improvement projects around school or #2 spend the block in a supervised study hall.  Please note that Chick-Fil-A will not be sold during the lunch block.  Sign-up sheets are available on the Commons doors  for students interested in participating in the spring improvement projects.

Jog-a-thon Participants

  • 12:05 – Lunch for Freshmen and Sophomores and Jog-a-thon for Juniors and Seniors
  • 12:45 – Lunch for Juniors and Seniors and Jog-a-thon for Freshmen and Sophomores
  • 1:30 – Clean up and proceed to 4th block

Service Project Option

  • 12:05 – Change clothes for service project
  • 12:10 – Begin service project
  • 1:10 – Lunch (BBQ)
  • 1:30 – Proceed to 4th block

Study Hall Option

  • 12:05 – Lunch in the commons
  • 12:35 – Begin study hall
  • 1:30 – Proceed to 4th block

Students who participate in the jog-a-thon or the service project may wear their non-school dress to their 4th block classes.

Thank you to all of the families that are supporting the efforts to raise funds for Cougar Activities!

Dr. Craig Ernstmeyer – Head of School

Jon Bernhardt – Principal

Doug Kuhlmann – Activities Director

Lutheran High to Host District Track


Lutheran High will be hosting the Class 1 District 1 and Class 2 District 2 MSHSAA Track & Field Meet on May 10.  Over 30 schools will be in attendance.  It is an honor for LHS to be hosting this year.

If you are willing to help with this event, contact Jana Leppien athletic@lhssc.org.  We will need many volunteers to help make this event a success!

Click for the District Track Event schedule.  

District Baseball @ LHS


C3D6 MSHSAA Baseball Tournament
@ Lutheran St. Charles

This year Lutheran High will host the C3D6 MSHSAA Baseball Tournament.  The schedule is as follows:

Saturday, May 17
#1 seed – bye
#2 seed – bye
#4 vs. #5 @ 11 am
#3 vs. #6 @ 1 pm

Monday, May 19
Game #1 @ 2:30 pm
Game #2 @ 4:30 pm

Tuesday, May 20
District Championship @ 4:30 pm

All games will be played @ Lutheran St. Charles

Schools involved:  Christian, JFK, Lutheran St. Charles, Principia, Valley Park, and Whitfield

LHS Welcomes New Coaches


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LHS is proud to introduce our new Freshmen Girls Volleyball Coach Sandy Von Deylen and our new Pom coach, Elisabeth Meinecke.

Lutheran High is still searching for qualified individuals for these positions:

Head Wrestling
Head Tennis Coach
Freshmen Boys Basketball
Assistant Football
Assistant Track and Field
Assistant Boys Basketball

If you’re interested, or have other potential candidates, please forward those names Doug Kuhlmann at dkulhmann@lhssc.org 

Cougar Baseball Starts Strong


Martin Luther Game

LHS & Martin Luther Seniors following their game.

The Lutheran Cougar Baseball team is currently undefeated, 7-0, as they head into their game at St. Mary’s tonight. They played Martin Luther from Greendale, WI, last weekend  in a double header.  They won the first game, 10-0, behind  Thomason’s complete game shutout. Jefferson’s grand slam led the Cougars to victory in 2nd game Up next, they head to Jefferson City this weekend for a tournament.  Next home game is Monday, April 14, v. Principia.  Come on out and cheer on the Cougars to victory!!

Dr. Hingst Honored for Distinguished Servoice


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Dr. Mark Hingst is awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the MIAAA, the Missouri Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association last weekend at Tan-Tar-A.  Thanks to Doc and Susan, and their family for their years of dedicated service to LHS!

The following is an excerpt from the awards ceremony:  Dr. Mark Hingst Graduated from the University of St. Louis in 1978 with degree in Chemistry.  He the attended University of Missouri, Columbia and earned a degree in biochemistry before graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1984 and receiving a Family Medicine degree from the University of Illinois in 1987.  Dr. Hingst has been happily married to Susan since 1982.  They have two sons, Ben and Brian, and one grandson, Noah.  Currently, Mark works as a Family Physician for the SSM Medical Group in St. Peters, MO.

A commitment to the US Air Force was served at Tinker Air Force base in Oklahoma, where “Doc” Hingst found a little more time to get back into basketball, playing for and coaching the hospital squadron’s team on the base.  When his Air Force commitment was up, Doc was happy to find a family practice to join in St. Peters.  The decision to move here was made much easier due to the existence of the then fairly new and small Lutheran High School of St. Charles County.  It was then that Doc began his tenure as one of the biggest fans, supporters, and loyal followers of Cougar Athletics, both at home and on the road.  Over the past 25 years, Doc has served in numerous capacities:  the team physician (for both LHS and opponents), the basketball coach, the golf coach, a statistician, and a PA announcer.  His service to Lutheran High School, the students, the countless hours of volunteerism and donation of his time, talents and treasures, make Doc a person worthy of any honor.

According to Principal, Jon Bernhardt, “Dr. Mark Hingst has served Lutheran High faithfully for 25 years.  His unquestionable dedication, selflessness, and commitment to the athletic program is demonstrated daily in his work with students, families, and fellow coaches. Dr. Hingst has been, and continues to be, a positive Christian role model for our community. Lutheran High is blessed to have him developing the potential of today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders.”